TB screening program

TB screening program

Public health A program in which employees and residents in a facility are periodically given tuberculin skin tests to identify active TB. See Tuberculosis.
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The sample was collected proportionally using quota sampling technique based on the number of DM type II patients participating in pulmonary TB screening program from January to March 2016 in 11 PHCs.
No routine TB screening program had been conducted for patients at the dialysis center.
The mandatory TB screening program for residents in shelters and residential substance treatment programs may have led some homeless persons to live in other settings or to leave Denver; the latter reason led to the diagnosis of subsequent cases in other jurisdictions.
Managing a modern overseas TB screening program for migration and refugee resettlements results in development of laboratory and treatment capacity.
The adalimumab clinical trials, which were performed primarily in Europe, found that TB screening programs reduced TB by 85%.